Sport Fishing

Striped Marlin Wins Great Marlin Race for First Time

As the International Game Fish Association’s sixth annual Great Marlin Race comes to an end, there is a new species to add to the plaque of …

Oceans

2016 Charter Captains of the Year

Once again this fall, we asked those <i>Sport Fishing</i> fans who know of great charter captains to nominate them for <i>Sport Fishing</i>’s annual contest, Charter …

Fishing

A couple of tall tails: 2 Washington sport fish records fall on same weekend

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A very productive fishing weekend of Washington's coast in late September has led to two state sport fishing records to fall.<p>First …

Regulator Announces Mid-Year Model Upgrades

<b>November 20, 2017 (EDENTON, NC) –</b> Regulator Marine, manufacturers of the finest in offshore sportfishing boats, hosted its largest annual “Regulator …

Lean Manufacturing

IGFA Announced Recipients for New Worldwide Anglers Relief Fund

Dania Beach, Florida — The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) announced the Guides Trust Foundation and Islamorada (Florida) Charter Boat …

Florida Keys

Rare Fish Caught by Angler in Maryland

Austin Ensor told <i>Sport Fishing</i> that after leaving the marina this past weekend, he and his crew headed offshore from Ocean City, Maryland, in his …

Fishing

Helgren's Sportfishing to move after 40 years

Helgren’s Sportfishing will leave the two-story building it has occupied since the 1970s and move to a different part of the Oceanside harbor under …

California

How Do Fish Have Sex?

Virtually every multicellular animal possesses the same innate drive: Live long enough to reproduce, preferably as many times as possible over the …

Biology

Red Snapper Anglers Reporting Catches Directly to NOAA

NOAA Fisheries has announced an effort to simplify accessing information from recreational anglers. Being tested in South Atlantic waters during the …

Fishing

Commission Approves Atlantic Menhaden Amendment

<b>LINTHICUM, MD</b> – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic …

Oceans

Fishing's Shortest and Longest World-Record Battles

“Fighting Time.” That’s one of the blanks on the International Game Fish Association’s record-application form that must be completed when submitting …

Fishing

Atlantic Menhaden Board's Shocking Vote

Presented with the historic opportunity to put in place much-needed protections for menhaden that recognize their ecological role, the Atlantic …

Fish

Sport fishing boat catches on fire in Falmouth

A 38-foot vessel sport fishing boat was destroyed in a fire Sunday night in Falmouth, fire officials said.<p>Falmouth Fire Captain Bruce Girouard said …

Boston

Time to Work With Recreational Fishermen, Not Against Them

Suddenly, this country’s recreational fishermen seem to matter.<br>That’s been a long time coming.<br>Of course, we know we’ve mattered — certainly …

Fishing

Über-Fish: The Amazing Tunas

As anglers, we have tremendous respect for the spirited fighting qualities of tunas — difficult to release, should we wish to, because they truly …

Oceans

Cobia 301 CC First Glance

Cobia’s new 301 replaces the ­company’s widely popular 296 CC and brings a number of topside enhancements. A new console with a slightly smaller …

Fish

Topwater Fishing: A Guide to the Most Popular Lures

We spent daybreak live-­chumming scaled sardines along a mangrove shoreline tinseled with pelican poop. The baits, purposely squished and …

Fishing

More Popular Boats from the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

If you want to see the newest boats on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, <i>Sport Fishing</i>'s editors have you covered with this …

Boats

Will rain delay start of recreational Dungeness crab season?

Saturday marks the widely anticipated start of the recreational Dungeness crab fishing season along California’s coast. State officials have given …

San Francisco Bay Area

New Boats at 2017 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

The <i>Sport Fishing</i> and <i>Salt Water Sportsman</i> editors walked the docks and floor for two days at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, where …

Boats

A Bonefish in the Hand

Because of its easy access — step off the plane at Chub Cay airport (CCZ) and charter any of the local guides — Chub is a great choice for those …

Travel

Catch More Flounder — 30 Tricks for 10 Places

While a common mantra for catching flounder — “fish near the bottom, stupid” — is mostly true, being tuned in to exceptions and nuances increases the …

Fishing

360 Video: Scout 251 XSS Center Console

We tested a Garmin VIRB 360 camera at a recent Scout Boats media event in Charleston, South Carolina. Take a look at that company's new 251 XSS, and …

XSS

How to Retrieve Fishing Lures to Catch More

A lure that swims flawlessly prevents tackle tangles and skittish game fish, illustrating that proper ­presentations are the most important factor …

Fishing

Benefits of Baitcasters

I know I’m not the only angler who grew up fishing spinning reels, mostly ignoring baitcasters. Not because I had disdain for them, but because no …

Fishing

2018 New Fishing Tackle, Gear and Accessories

Fishing tackle, gear and electronics sales closely follow angler preferences. Manufacturers listen to loyal customers and develop gear that matches …

Fishing

An Alaska Kayak-Fishing Adventure

For two nights in Seward, we were lucky enough to have this cottage on Bear Lake for our accommodations. Within a stone's throw sits the lake; it was …

Fishing

Red Snapper Fishing Reopens for South Atlantic Anglers

A limited-harvest opening of recreational and commercial red snapper fishing will allow anglers in South Atlantic federal waters this month to target …

Fishing

Spydro Underwater Fishing Camera

Anglers wishing to get a fisheye view of their catch in action, may be worth giving the new Spydro underwater fishing camera created by Moordan …

Fishing

Evinrude iDock Joystick Steering System

Evinrude’s new iDock system adds joystick steering to select models of Evinrude E-Tec G2 outboards for easier docking. It’s available with new G2s …